Second Thoughts About Returning To The Hill? Older Skiers Take Heart

November 16, 2014 12:50 PM

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Love of playing in the snow trumps many of those concerns. Snow enthusiasts who are 50 and older comprise a fast growing segment of the US ski industry. A National Ski Areas Association survey shows that, per capita, skiers 65 and older ski almost twice the number of days as the national average of five.

But the questions linger. For some, the older they get, the less confidence they have in their ability to return to earlier performance. Unless they're in poor health or very poor physical condition, they should consider the advice of Bernie Weichsel, a lifelong skier, winter sports marketing entrep...

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